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Adult traffic NEVER converts - does it? 12k visitors a day and less than 4 sales. WTF?

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  1. entri3

    entri3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Ok guys,

    I need your opinions on adult affiliate program's with ccbill.com
    I have a site getting almost 12k visits a day and getting like 7k clicks on the aff link and getting 2-3 sales from that and they are just pennies :)
    All the traffic is BRAND TRAFFIC and I forward them to that brand site, not just random traffic.

    WTF?
    Anyone who's into adult industry shed some light please?
     
  2. Berkeli

    Berkeli Regular Member

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    2-3 out of 7k smells fishy, I know adult traffic conversions are shyte but it shouldn't be that bad..
    Have you tried any other offers/networks ? I'd suggest experimenting with different offers till you get the right one.
    I used to do offers from upforit networks and for me it was converting great!(every 20-30 hops are bringing in £30-£75 comission from sign ups) bu this was from dating sites

    But people who are looking for free stuff they don't tend to pay for subscriptions either...
     
  3. Smart SEO

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    Check your PM out.
     
  4. entri3

    entri3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yeah seriously.... I do feel strange. Sme days I get over 20000 clicks ( HOPS) which should get at least 200 sales I believe for ADULT brand traffic. But ???
    the program is managed by ccbill, and do the brand owner has any way of shaving here? Or directing these traffic to another offer at ccbill will do better? :confused:

     
  5. hpv222

    hpv222 Power Member

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    It actually has been that bad for quite some time. I used to have a few hundred adult sites, now I have a few dozen, which cost me more in domain renewal fees than they bring in, its a shame though, it used to be easy money back in the day
     
  6. Martin1971

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    Thats why i stoped with adult site's

    My first site in the 90's had a 8% convertion ratio. My last site had a 0,5% convertion ratio.

    The reasen...

    People are getting smart, even the adult surfer now's that there is a lot of free porn, and i think the daily porn surfer is smarter then we think. The sales you make are coming new porn surfer's it is one of the first time's they surf for porn, and then they will buy, but not for the 2th time.

    Regards
     
  7. reallife

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    1:2000 or 1:3000 isn't that unusual anymore for adult - especially if your site is a tube.
     
  8. Chicilikit

    Chicilikit Senior Member

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    Those are in fact still very good numbers for adult. 1:5K or 1:10K are something what is normal now in adult. Ive been doing adult since 2007 and it was like 1:300 back then, so you can see where adult is going.
     
  9. zenoGlitch

    zenoGlitch Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I think the problem is no one wants lotion all over their wallet.
     
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  10. Martin1971

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    Last year there was an interview with a Dutch man, his name is The Hun, he is the owner of The Hun Yellow Pages.

    In the good years he made about a million a month and he had 100k+ visits a day.
    Now he has 125k a day and he is making a million a YEAR.

    The interview is in Dutch, so i will not post it here.

    Google the hun yellow pages and you will find his website.
     
  11. teranu

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    With this low ctr, you can try a CPM banner, maybe there are some networks that offer something for impressions only.

    I have a friend who managed to squeeze up to 20$/day from few visitors (around 200), he promoted some cpa offers, but i don't remember which network.
     
  12. hustleharderrrr

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    3:7000 is very good these days in adult
     
  13. entri3

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    Then how the hell do these people pay for their models? I mean these models are some of the best among the known & they get paid like 30k-60k+ a month. How come they pay in that range when the conversions/subscriptions for them are like crap?

    I mean where does the profit for the company come from?
     
  14. DamageX

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    Yeah, no shit... Adult is really crappy nowadays, especially for paysite sales.
     
  15. SortOfGoodGuy

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    Try web cam offers. PM me if you need some suggestions.
     
  16. thebishop

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    Hey mate. Do you use some kind of redirect? If you blank referrer or redirect through a slow host (not good vps) it could happen that some visitors dont see the destination
     
  17. ying-yang

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    try CPM 12k a day 2 ads. not a lot but its something on top of ur sales.
     
  18. scarinessreported

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    The site owner cant shave if ccbill are handling the sales and affiliate payouts.

    You need to understand your traffic.

    Up the quality and narrow the targeting of the niche before testing the traffic on other sites then it is possible to get the ratio below 1:100
     
  19. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    The reason adult traffic doesn't convert is that it is very hard to enter your credit card details with only one hand free, if you know what I mean. (Think about it)
     
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  20. ameyrajeshirke

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    try some better offers by geo targeting,i hope it works for you